Bulletin Board
Thursday, June 7, 2001
 
Vendors sought for July 4
The Laurel Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for food, craft and art vendors for the Independence Day Celebration. The fee for food vendors is $100 ($50 for non-profit) and for craft vendors, $50 (non-profits $35). The festival will take place Wednesday, July 4, along Central Avenue and Broad Creek. Beginning at 8 a.m., the events will continue through the day until fireworks at dusk. For an application and further information call 875-9319 or write to the Laurel Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 696, Laurel, DE 19956.

Kiwanis plans golf tourney
The Seaford Kiwanis Club will hold its 15th annual Foundation Golf Tournament Friday, June 15, at the Seaford Golf and Country Club. Proceeds will go to the club's foundation endowment which provides scholarships each year. Businesses are welcome to sponsor events or donate door prizes. The entry fee will include buffet lunch, golf fee, cart, hospitality cart, and awards party. Every participant will receive a bag of goodies and door prizes will be handed out. Awards up to $250 of merchandise, certificates for closest to the pin and straightest drive, plus a new car and other prizes will be given. The tourney is limited to the first 96 entrants. Anyone wishing information may contact Ron Breeding at 628-6002 day or 629-3964 night.

Registration open for club
The Boys and Girls Club Summer Fun Club will start the second week in June for 6- to 12-year-olds. The program will take place at three sites - Seaford, Laurel and Woodbridge. The Laurel program will take place at the Laurel Armory and North Laurel Elementary School and will start on Monday, June 11, and end on Friday, Aug. 24 The Woodbridge program will take place at the Woodbridge Elementary School starting on Wednesday, June 13, and ending on Friday, Aug. 17. The program in the Seaford area will take place at the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club starting on Tuesday, June 12, and ending on Friday, Aug. 24. The weekly fee is based on household income and ranges from $55 to $75 per week. Purchase of Care is accepted. For details about Purchase of Care, call a local State Service Center for more information: 628-2011 in Seaford; 875-2289 in Laurel; 856-5350 in Bridgeville. The Summer Fun Club runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day with a latchkey option available at each site from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. The latchkey program costs an additional $10 for either the morning or evening or $15 for both. Brochures are available at the club or phone 628-3789 for more information. The program includes weekly field trips, swimming, arts and crafts, sports, reading assistance, library trips, computer education and a gardening program. There is also a Junior Staff program for youth 13 and older. Call 628-3789 for more information. at the Galestown Community House. This month's breakfast will be May 27. Cost is $5 per person and carry-outs will be available.

Summer fun in Bethel
The Bethel Historical Society is holding a summer program this year. Cost is $30 for a week-long program. Weeks that still have openings are: June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29 and July 9-13. Call Peggy Anderson, 875-9014, for information.

Delaware Tech pool to open
The recreational complex at Delaware Technical & Community College in Georgetown opens on Saturday, June 16. The complex features a 25-meter, six-lane swimming pool, a 13-foot-deep diving pool, a wading pool, bath house and showers and refreshments. Hours are Monday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; weekends and holidays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children ages 2 to 12 and $2 for Delaware Tech staff and part-time students; children under 2 are admitted free. Senior citizens (60 and over) receive a 10-percent discount. Full-time students registered for summer credit classes at the Owens Campus can use their photo ID card for free admission. Individual season passes are available to the general public for $55; alumni pay $50 and students and staff members pay $40. Family rates are also available. For more information, call 854-6966.

Model planes to take to air
The Sussex Aeromodeler's Club will hold an exhibition of radio-controlled model airplanes Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. at the Hobby Stop, US 13, a quarter-mile north of Wal-Mart in Seaford. Members will be on hand to answer questions. Weather permitting, there will be demonstration helicopter flights and gifts for children.

Genealogy workshop set
The Delaware Public Archives is sponsoring a free, 30-minute online workshop for people interested in using the internet to search for their family history Saturday, June 16, and Saturday, June 23, at the archives, Dover. It will begin at 10 a.m. on both days. The archives is located at 121 Duke of York Street in Dover. Reservations are required. Call 744-5047 for details.

Chicken fest coming
The 53rd annual Delmarva Chicken Festival will be in Pocomoke City, Md., June 15 and 16. Musical entertainment will be provided by Hotcakes, a dance band, oldies band YTT, Country Grass, Midnight Country Express, the Pocomoke High School Band, the Pine Tappers, and Happy Hoofers, the Pocomoke Dance Loft and the Opengate Cloggers. The Delmarva Chicken Festival is sponsored annually by Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. For details, contact Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. at 800-878-2449 or 302-856-9037 or the Pocomoke City Chamber of Commerce at 410-957-1919.

Pond friends group to meet
Trap Pond Partners' last meeting until August will be Wednesday, June 13, 7 p.m. at the state park in Laurel.